Monday, February 18, 2019

Summer books for e-learners

To follow up on my blog 'In defence of books', for those of you going off on a summer break, here's some book suggestions,...

More news on video games

From Natasha Boskic: Serious games in elementary and high schools Goldman, T. (2010). Miyamoto Focusing on Getting DS into Schools. The Escapist Magazine, 21 Mar 2010. With...

Canadian corporate innovation in e-learning

Galt, V. (2010) How to bake agility into corporate DNA Globe and Mail, May 20 In my blog on Six Priorities for Canadian e-learning in...

More news on educational games

World Wide Workshop: Social Media Technology & Learning The World Wide Workshop Foundation is a non-profit educational organization founded in 2004 to enhance technological skills...

Games to defeat obesity, Napoleon, and students’ learning, and other games’ news

From Natasha Boskic: At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco (March 9-13, 2010), US Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra announced the Apps for Healthy...

Using games to teach Latin

Fusch, D. (2010) An innovation in learning games Academic Impressions March 11 This is a report of a 'minimal technology' approach to using games in...

Update on educational video games, March 2010

Thanks to Natasha Boskic for this John Rice (2010). New 3D Learning Book by Karl Kapp. Educational Games Research: Research and discussion concerning instructional video...

From Second Life to authentic educational Virtual Worlds?

Young, J. (2010) After Frustrations in Second Life, Colleges Look to New Virtual Worlds Chronicle of Higher Education, February 14 This excellent article looks at...

Further news on games

Thanks to Natasha Boskic for this: Doh, J. (2010). Centian is looking forward to playing with humans again. ARGNet, Alternate Reality Gaming Network, February 14,...

More news on educational games – and conferences

Thanks to Natasha Boskic for this: Amazon.com has published a list of Bestsellers in Video Games for 2009. Jamie Madigan published an interesting article on her...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.